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Filmmaking Panels

Don’t miss these 3 incredible filmmaking discussions at NFFTY 2013.

A Web of Content: Filmmaking in the Digital Age
Friday April 26, 11:30 am | SIFF Uptown 1
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Panel_WebIt’s every filmmaker’s goal to get their work seen by as many people as possible, which in today’s world usually means the web. Join Filmmakers, corporate brand leaders and digital distribution experts to discuss the current landscape of digital filmmaking. Learn how you can harness the power of the web to promote yourself, make connections and ultimately create revenue from filmmaking in the digital world.


Create A Career: Life After NFFTY
Friday April 26, 2:00 pm | SIFF Uptown 1
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HeaderOver the years, many filmmakers have used NFFTY as a launching pad to help catapult them into a career as a successful working filmmaker. However, being a successful filmmaker doesn’t always mean being a director. NFFTY alumni have branched out to become well-known editors, cinematographers, writers, production designers and costume designers, among many other positions. Join four prominent NFFTY alumni as they discuss their career choices, finding a specific trade and how to navigate the film industry to create a prosperous career after NFFTY.


Masterclass: Documentaries The Danish Way
Saturday April 27, 12:30 pm | SIFF Uptown 2
Presented by Station Next, Denmark & Scan|Design Foundation
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masterclassDanish documentary films are winning awards the world over for their unique artistic storytelling. In this masterclass award winning documentary director Pernille Rose Grønkjær will dive into why that is. Based on her own work and the work of other great Danish directors. This masterclass will cover insights into cinematic vision, the crucial personal motive to make a film, universal and international understanding and the funny, eye opening and surprising experience of the process of making great documentary films!